Torque Bow


A weapon that is used exclusively by the Locust Theron Guards and their respective counterparts. It is a bow that pack a explosive punch and use bolts that are charged with Imulsion making it a deadly weapon to be used. It can easily pierced a person's head in one shot if he/she is not careful and still can one shot them even if it wasn't a headshot. It has a failsafe system when the bolt is fully charged, it fires immediately to avoid overheat. It is unknown on how it was designed, but it is created by the Locust for its ability to stick to a enemy and explode within a few seconds.

Powers and Abilities

Tier: 9-B, possibly higher with piercing power

Name: Torque Bow

Origin: Gears of War

Age: Unknown, but it is possibly be created after or during E-Day (Emergency Day)

Classification: Explosive bow

Wielders: Theron guards and COG gears

Powers and Abilities: Explosion Manipulation, can be used as a melee weapon to execute a enemy

Attack Potency: Wall level (Can oneshot some enemies after sticking them with its bolt), possibly higher with piercing power

Speed: Unknown

Durability: Possibly Wall level as it was not shown to tank its own bolts

Range: Long Range

Weaknesses: High splash damage, but low blast radius. Its bolts must be fully charged to stick a enemy and it takes awhile to charge the bolts


  • can one shot some enemies even if it was not a headshot

Notable Attacks/Techniques:

  • The bolts are armor-piercing projectile that are explosive-tipped and Imulsion fueled.